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Graphic Design/Videography Intern

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GREENSTAND

  • 1 person is interested

Greenstand is a fully remote social non-profit organization turning environmental stewardship into a reliable source of income. Our work tackles both extreme poverty and climate change. Our main product is Treetracker, a mobile app that allows planting organizations and their donors to track the growth of newly planted trees through periodic geotagged photos. Find out more about our project at Greenstand.org.

Position Description

We are now looking for one or two self-driven and attentive volunteers who want to aid in the curation of multimedia promotional materials for our existing media and produce original, engaging content for our social media channels.

Requirements
  • An understanding of basic environmental concepts surrounding climate change, reforestation, ecosystem services, and nature-based economies
  • At least 3 hours per week (5+ hours preferable), including a bi-weekly team meeting.
  • Strong communication skills; we’d rather you over-communicate than under-communicate!
  • Proven ability to manage and produce video projects that are in line with our brand guidelines & communications strategy. We will ask you for at least one work sample.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to self-motivate, as you may be developing some projects independently.


In return for your support, we can offer:

  • Letter confirming your volunteer hours and projects
  • Professional reference(s)
  • Valuable experience gained & leadership opportunities
  • Engagement with a team of global professionals
To apply

Please fill out this form and a Greenstand team member will be in touch shortly: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeEmwekGZ5tcc5sVhsgMDf-KEDBMtZYoCYAmxyxrOPv5w0WKA/viewform

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About GREENSTAND

Location:

721 Depot Drive, ANCHORAGE, AK 99501, US

Mission Statement

Greenstand is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization developing open-source technology to address climate change and alleviate poverty through digitizing environmental goods and services. We are made up of about 505 contributors across the globe. Our Treetracker app verifies and tracks individual trees, thus creating transparency in the reforestation sphere. Organizations and donors can locate individual trees and trade their ecological impact. By facilitating ownership of trees and their ecological services, Greenstand allows for tree-growing organizations to stay accountable.

Description

Greenstand develops mobile technology for better forestation techniques. Through our Treetracker app, rural smallholder farmers in some of the most remote communities on the planet are able to earn a sustainable income by planting, caring for, and tracking trees. Each tree grower takes a geotagged photo of their tree and uploads it to the Treetracker’s verification system, where Greenstanders verify that each photographed tree is alive and growing. Verified trees are digitized as Impact Tokens, which can be traded or sold among other Impact Wallet users within the Treetracker app.

Nasiyan was our first Treetracker. A single mother living with extreme visual and hearing impairments, she could barely afford to keep food on the table for herself and her three sons. However, since she began growing and tracking trees with Greenstand, her life has been looking up. Her young forest has become a small biodiversity hotspot, and with the income she has earned from tracking trees, she can now afford to send her boys to school.

Are you interested in helping us fight climate change and extreme poverty? We’re interested in you! Please check out our open opportunities or shoot us an email at info@greenstand.org. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Community
Environment
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Video Production
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 5 hours per week, although 10+ hours per week is preferred.

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